Soil Test Recommendations for Small Fruits

Sample Report and Forms

Lime and Magnesium Recommendation Tables

Limestone recommendations are made based on the pH goal and the amount of exchangeable acidity measured by the Mehlich Buffer soil test.

The optimum magnesium (Mg) level varies with the crop. The optimum Mg is given on the crop sheet for each crop in this handbook.

Soil Test Recommendations

Additional Information

Fruit Production for the Home Gardener has been developed as a resource for people who wish to produce fruit on a small scale (one acre or less) and who are not legally licensed to use pesticides.

Penn State fact sheets covering common diseases of apples, grapes, small fruit (blueberries, strawberries, brambles), pears, and stone fruits (peaches, plums).